It is critical for a business to align its overarching business goals with its human resource strategy to achieve business success. While Human Resources requires having the right policies and forms in place, Human Resources is more than that. It also needs to be a part of every aspect of a business to support each stage, and that includes budgeting.
Most small businesses are starting to feel the effects of trying to run a business during these uncertain times as a result of covid-19.
Every business needs an employee handbook to support its day to day operations. It is an important tool that documents not only the business’ suite of Human Resources policies and procedures, but also provides an overview of the business, clearly sets the expectations of employees and employers, and enables a fair and consistent approach for all.
The Human Resources Plan documents and details the initiatives and tasks required to achieve the Human Resources Strategy. The Human Resources Strategy links into the Business Strategy, which outlines the long term direction and goals of the business.
Starting a small business takes a lot of planning, dedication and courage. It is often coupled with personal goals to enable work life balance, follow a passion, or to simply have a side hustle for some extra money. Once the business is up and running though, often business owners are so busy on the day to day operations of their business that it is rare to think about the future.
To successfully manage your workforce and to meet the demands of clients you need to have the correct, best practice, human resources strategy, focus and support in your business. Continue reading “Set your business apart with a best practice approach to Human Resources “
Planning to take some leave? Are you prepared?
Human Resources, like many professional fields, is changing quickly now to meet dual needs. Innovation in changing the face of HR – to meet the needs of the next generation of employees, and also the needs of the business.
Planning to take some leave? What’s the key to a good holiday away from your small business? The answer. Be prepared.
When things are going well and your business is functioning successfully on a day to day basis, it is easy to expect that things will continue this way. However, regardless of the size of your company, all businesses need to plan for now and the future.
Continue reading “Why human resources planning is never a waste of time”